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Open Call. Loewe Foundation Craft Prize 2023. 6th edition

Open call  /  Artists  /  20 Jul 2022  -  25 Oct 2022
 
Published: 15.09.2022
Julia Obermaier. Brooch: Verborgen, 2021. Rock crystal, resin, pigment, stainless steel.. Various dimensions. Awarded at: LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize 2022. 
. Special Mention Loewe Craft Prize 2022
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. Unlike in conventional jewellery pieces where the stone compliments the precious metals that form the structural support, in this piece gemstones have been used to create the entire brooch. Thin slices of gemstone fragments have been layered and overlapped to create sections of contrasting opacity, which are then joined together using colored resin.. Julia Obermaier
Brooch: Verborgen, 2021
Rock crystal, resin, pigment, stainless steel.
Various dimensions
Awarded at: LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize 2022

Special Mention Loewe Craft Prize 2022

Unlike in conventional jewellery pieces where the stone compliments the precious metals that form the structural support, in this piece gemstones have been used to create the entire brooch. Thin slices of gemstone fragments have been layered and overlapped to create sections of contrasting opacity, which are then joined together using colored resin.

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Established as a private cultural Foundation in 1988 by Enrique Loewe Lynch, a fourth-generation member of Loewe’s founding family, today under the direction of his daughter Sheila Loewe, the Foundation continues to promote creativity, educational programmes and to safeguard heritage in the fields of poetry, dance, photography, art and craft. In 2002, the Loewe Foundation was awarded the Gold Medal for Merit in the Fine Arts, the highest honour granted by the Spanish Government.